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Sept. 11, 1763 THE SUN A-3 Connolly, Yarhorough Not There Humphrey Gets Cool Texas HOUSTON (AP) Vice Pros-isions of the next president! Humphrey, in an interview on Armory Hit By Sabotage In Van Nuys VAN NUYS (UPI) Saboteurs slipped into a barbed wire-enclosed National Guard armory in the predawn hours yesterday. They blew up one truck and damaged four others belong-l vig to a unit whose records as-sertedly had been altered to show readiness for combat in Vietnam. The blast jolted residents of would affect "the lives of chil- 'dren yet unborn. Thus, he said, the voters should carefully study theclear to Hanoi that it would gain record of both men himself ident Hubert H.
Humphrey ar rived deep in the heart of Texas last night and found it cool. Neither Gov. John Connally nor Sen. Ralph Yarborough, were on hand to welcome the vice president as Humphrey brought his quest for the presidency into the Lone Star state. Before arriving in Houston, dnu mun a du mua-diioii man in negouai.ons now.
cessation of the bombmg, but "of what you can expect, partic- Humphrey also expressed be-iat tho eamp fim 7 ularly under times of stress that if it can be shown that at the SmeA ime Spfke pr0" rnd whoever is president will a bombing halt would produce jtectmg the AmerIcan trooPs-live under continuous stress." 'more substantive talks in the Thus, Humphrey went on, "it Greeting would support whomever the Democratic party nominated including war critic McCarthy. He noted that the minority niank called for an uncondition- sort of Dainted over some of the ireal problems we have." "i thought the majority plank "rtpl LUC UCULl VI lilt; fcTTV. lj i 7nr him to been moi difficult tor mm to nn fhp minnrifv niank and had he bcpn forced to he wouId nave nad t0 make elaborations Qf njs own As for McCarthy's support, television station KNBC, again pi wpu.iLu mat nit tauuiuaic make a joint statement to makei no more with a new president parjs negotiations, the U.S. bombing would be stopped Humphrey also acknowlod Humphrey also acknowledged; some risks in what he called the politics of question and answer sessions Wit v. It was during such a session in Denver on Monday that Hum phrey said he would have been auie to run on a leinam uiiinit.
proposed by doves at the Demo- nl the vice president made one ofiring to Nixon but without nam-! "IS Wil1 hi M. Nixon, the man, ana ms strongest appeal for support from Senator Eugene J. Mc Carthy. Humpnrey, obviously reicr react under strain Will the new coating wear; off and the old substance come hi. li uuuugii: ui win nidi mm ve Humphrey told the businessmen they would have to ask themselves that question, but he added: "I don't come to you as the Texas, with its rich lode of the most recent political electoral votes, is one of thecosmetic treatment remain? states Humphrey intends to con centrate on in his stragegy to defeat Nixon, his Republican opponent.
But the only top Texas Democratic politician present for the Humphrey arrival was cratic National Convention, but 7 which was voted down after oneion wnat consider his basic de- of the convention's key battles. ceni'y and Pd wul; Among the crowd were some Humphrey explained that he Nixon signs. One read, "Nixon had announced earlier that he Will Save Capitalism." Ren Rarnps Tnpaker of the Tex-inew HumPhrpy. 1 am lusl Hl'-Ben Baines speaker ot the lex jbert IIumph lh on you as House and Democratic nomi.jh ,7 nee for lieutenant governor. UPI Telephoto ters.
Two police officers who allegedly fired more than a dozen shots at the building were discharged. Nobody was hurt. AFTER SHOOTING A bystander pokes his finger through one of several bullet holes in window of Oakland Black Panther party headquar- the sprawling San Fernando Valley awake. Some, residents five miles from the unguarded armory telephoned authorities to report the explosion. Firemen, who prevented the flames from spreading to a structures and saved most of about 20 in the compound, said one five-ton truck was "blown as high as a kite" by the blast, which caused no deaths or injuries.
Flames damaged four of the vehicles. The remains of primer cord fuses and devices" were found in the motor pool lot where the explosion occurred. Authorities said some of the devices were found affixed to trucks in the lot. Agents of the FBI took jurisdiction over the case and promptly dropped a curtain of secrecy, saying only that "the FBI is conducting an inquiry to determine if there has been any violation of federal laws." The trucks belonged to the 144th National Guard Artillery, which includes a 1,000 man unit training since its callup last May at Ft. Lewis, Wash.
The outfit had been scheduled to de part for Asia Sept. 25. Rep. Ed Reinecke, recently said he learned service records of some of the unit's men had been altered to show they were qualified in use of weapons and equipment for which they had not been trained. An investigation into the charge is under way.
Members of the police bomb squad, who conducted a preliminary investigation before FBI stepped into the case, said the type of explosive agent used on the trucks was not deter mined immediately. Black Panthers' Headquarters Shot Up; Two Policemen Fired --i 1 rs- llllllllipiiililSilllSIf iSiSUP UPI Tlephoto gaining support among dissident parly members who oppose the war in Vietnam, and declined to endorse his Democratic nomination. Humphrey also visited Los Angeles yesterday. REACHES OUT Vice President Hubert Humphrey roaches out to shake hands with crowd prior to his speech at TRW Systems plant in Re-dondo Beach. Humphrey said he is THURSDAY UPI Telephoto OFFICERS FIRED Oakland police officers Richard V.
Williams, left, and Robert Farrell were dismissed yesterday by the city manager, after a shooting at the Black Panther party headquarters in Oakland early yesterday. WEDNESDAY rninnv rniUHi and I LIi TO YOU! GUfr SfDiljll CrOQii OAKLAND (UPI) Two white officers were summarily fired yesterday after a fusillade of police bullets smashed into the headquarters of the Black No one was hurt in the predawn attack, which came as an apparent aftermath to the murder trial of Huey P. Newton, founder of the Panthers. The officers were arrested on charges of felony assault and were later dimissed from the force by the city manager. At least a dozen carbine bullets smashed through the front window of the store front headquarters.
A display poster of Newton, 26-year old handsome Negro, was riddled. The incident occurred about 27 hours after Newton was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the slaying of a policeman in a curbside shootout last fall. He was acquitted of wounding another officer. The prosecution had asked for a first degree murder con viction carrying a possible death penalty in the eight week trial which fanned racial tensions in this city of 386,000, including 115,000 Negroes. The shooting was the second assult involving police and Black Panthers in less than a week.
A group of off duty policemen and civilians attacked a dozen Black Panthers last Wednesday outside a Brooklyn, N. Y. courtroom. A federal suit seeking decentralization of the New York Police Department and an injunction against police harassment was filed in New York yesterday by the Negro organization. The rifle firing here was witnessed by a young soldier, whose identity was withheld by police.
He obtained the license number of the patrol car and the officers were quickly taken into custody. Police Chief Charles Gain first suspended the officers, Richard V. Williams, 28, and Robert W. Farrell, 26. Six hours later, Gain signed complaints accusing them of "assault with firearms on an inhabited dwelling." If convicted, the officers WAREHOUSE SHOWROOMS at Near Wholesale Prices I I FACTORY PACKAGE King Group Includes: Pedic Tuft King Mattress, 2 Pedic Box Springs, Percale Top Sheet, Percale Fitted Sheet, Deluxe 9-Caster Frame, 2 Pillowcases, 2 King Pillows, 1 Pad and Quality King Blanket.
There was some question whether Connally had turned down an invitation to campaign with the vice president but an aide said the governor simply was busy at the state capital in Austin with paper work. Yarborough had endorsed McCarthy before the National Democratic Convention. In Los Angeles earlier, the vice president acknowledged that McCarthy "has serious about the support of my candidacy." But Humphrey insisted that McCarthy as well as other dissident Democrats have to choose among Nixon, Gov. George Wallace and himself. And Humphrey said he couldn't believe "my friend" McCarthy would want Wallace to decide the election or to have Nixon as president.
Humphrey told a breakfast meeting of Businessmen for Humphrey that a central issue of the campaign was which of the two major party candidates "can vou trust?" 1 Humphrey said the deci- DIRECT $10 Month Payments too! ST. AT FURNITURE KING with any have the selection of would face a sentence of up to five years in prison. Gain said the officers were on duty in uniform and had been drinking. A bullet hole was discovered in the roof of their squad car. They joined the department in 1965, a year before the slain officer, John Frey, and his wounded companion, Herbert Heanes, but were not believed to be "close friends," according to a department spokesman.
Mayor John Reading described the incident as "deplorable." "This type of behavior cannot be tolerated in any case, particularly when it involves a police officer," Reading said. The headquarters of the militant Negro group is located on the ground floor of an aged building three miles from downtown Oakland. The office was deserted when the hail of bullets struck at 1:30. "It sounded like three explosions," said William Reagan who lives across the street. Newton's attorney, Charles Garry, said the party founder had advised his followers to Chairman Eastland's telegram to Justice Fortas said: "A number of members of the Senate Justice Committee have expressed the desire to have you return to the committee for in terrogation on certain films and cases involving the issue of obscenity, matters raised by Sens.
Allott and Griffin, and in other matters relative to your confirmation. Please indicate as soon as possible your willing ness to appear and indicate the earliest date convienent to you." The chairman declined to say which members of the commit "keep your cool." Garry said Newton believed police were "just looking for an excuse to vent their resentment against blacks." Newton later told newsmen, "The Black Panthers will not react violently to the shooting this morning. I've admonished the Black Panthers to keep their heads. "There is always danger of the younger Panthers being pro voked by the police department it happens daily but I hope for no reaction from the Black Panthers and I ask the general public to remain calm." Garry and Prosecutor Lowell Jensen are scheduled to argue tomorrow on defense motions for a new trial, arrest of judgment and bail to free Newton during his appeal. Newton faces a prison sentence of 2 to 19 years.
A march on the courthouse from the University of Califor nia Berkeley campus is planned today by several radical groups They plan an all night vigil to demand that Newton be freed on bail. be reopened was made Mon day by Sen. Robert P. Griffin, leader of a bipartisan Senate group seeking to block confirmation. Even if Fortas refuses to return for further questioning, it now appears likely that the committee will reopen the hearings.
Among the witnesses who maybe asked to testify are Richard Goodwin, a former White House aide, and Secretary of Defense Clark Clifford. Justice Fortas and Clifford are said to have completely rewritten the State of the Union speech prepared for the President two years ago by Goodwin. Some critics base their opposition to Fortas on his admitted close relationship with President Johnson, his long time friend. They claim this violates the constitutional doctrine on separation of powers. Fortas also has come under heavy criticism for his part in court decisions overturning local and state obscenity laws.
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There was no indication last night whether Justice Fortas would agree to return for what Eastland termed further "interrogation." The request that Fortas return for further questioning was made by Eastland on behalf of "a number of members" of the committee. There was no com mittee vote. However, the committee has scheduled a vote today on a compromise proposal for reopening the hearings but fixing a 50 hour deadline on the hear ings for committee action on confirmation. tee had asked to interrogate the justice. The Fortas nomination has been under consideration by the Judiciary Committee for more than two months.
Fortas was questioned extensively by the committee during the earlier hearings that opened July 11 and closed July 23. Since then, opponents claim they have found new evidence touching on his fitness to be chief justice. A request that the hearings A. 950 W. MILL SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF.
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